Shermco Staffer Pens Electrical Maintenance E-Book


John Wiley Publishing, known for its extensive For Dummies collection of ‘how-to’ books, has published “Electrical Systems Maintenance for Dummies” by Lynn Hamrick, PE, from Shermco Industries.

The book is a primer for any company, facility or industrial entity that needs to ensure that its electrical systems are properly maintained. From high-voltage substations down to distribution panel boards, control equipment and motors/generators within facilities, companies, utilities and commercial buildings are often required to maintain and test their equipment to keep it functioning at its very best. This book is an introduction to best practices for maintaining these systems, so that money can be saved from costly repairs, replacements and downtown to operations.

The book covers:
• Safety basics for working with electrical systems
• Testing and maintenance procedures  to help avoid expensive equipment failures
• Maintenance tips for prolonging the life of expensive electrical systems
• How to put together a proper maintenance plan to train new employees and ensure consistency

Hamrick is the business development manager at Shermco Industries, where he is based in Marion, Iowa. He manages the development and implementation of NFPA 70E and NFPA 70B activities for clients, including electrical safety training, arc flash hazards analysis, and electrical preventative and predictive maintenance.

To download the free e-book, visit, or for a free printed copy, email

— Source: Shermco